A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 km W of Atka, Alaska (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:27:15 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13588624. Id of event: ak13588624. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 226.7 km (141 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/16 / 2016-05-15 19:27:15 / May 15, 2016 @ 7:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -174.591° West, 52.2367° North, depth 226.7 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km W of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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